For my birthday I got taken to the fabulous "Pool Room" at The Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City. As you walk through the front door you feel like you are walking into an office building, no grandeur at all. It was neither mine or my friends first time there so we knew there was a smile at the top of the stairs but if you are a newbie you think you have the wrong address and you are really attending a stuffy board room meeting. Don't get me wrong there is definitely a New York Old School feel and attention as you are seated and how you are treated and the atmosphere but for sure the entrance to the Pool area with the flickering candles and beautiful trees that adorn it with Little lights makes you stand taller and walk with your head held high and proud. There i a feeling of being part of an exclusive Club as your eyes pan the room quickly not to catch the eye of anyone orintrude io their dinner.
We were seated side by side facing the pool and our waiter was very attentive in a discreet not in your face way. Appetizers were delightful we shared Crispy Oysters and a Crudo Tasting
Tuna and lime, fluke and avocado, abalone and grapefruit, you could taste the freshness. For dinner we had a steak and a roasted halibut. Hint: just order the fish not the steak unless you have the tartare.
The Four Seasons Soufflés was the definate choice for dessert with grand marnier, chocolate or vanilla bean. You gave this order in the begining so they could have it ready at a perfect temperature and fill it at the table. I am not a dessert person at all but can I tell you I was that moment. Remember it was my birthday I was anticipationg my.................
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